Making Methods Meaningful: Preparing Pre-service Teachers to Become Professionally Engaged Practitioners

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  • Byrne, Tory. (2006, January 30). Plastic model head 2. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 15, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/457972 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License.
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  • Making Methods Meaningful: Preparing Pre-service Teachers to Become Professionally Engaged Practitioners

    1. 1. Making Methods Meaningful: Preparing Pre-service Teachers to Become Professionally Engaged Practitioners Cherice Montgomery, Ph.D. Brigham Young University [email_address] http://MeaningfulMethods.wikispaces.com
    2. 2. First-year Teacher Develops Curriculum in 2 Weeks Photo: László Harri Németh
    3. 3. Spanish Teacher Teaches Computer Classes Photo: Tuco Egg
    4. 4. First-year Teacher Asked to Provide Professional Development Photo: Ruth Elkin
    5. 5. Spanish Teacher Coordinates Chinese Program Photo: Hiboo Hsu
    6. 6. First-year Chinese Teacher Supervises Student Teacher Photo: Sandeep Nair
    7. 7. What do we mean by the word “ expert ”? Expertise Photo: John Nyberg
    8. 8. Novice Experienced Expert What’s the difference? Photos: Albert Lai , Pedro Sim ã eo , & Dan Colcer
    9. 9. Cherice Montgomery & Cindy Kendall
    10. 10. Attention Experience Knowledge v. Understanding Proficiency/Skill Decision-making Photo: John Nyberg
    11. 11. It’s All About Alignment!
    12. 13. Tasks <ul><li>Task 1: Seeing self as a professional  </li></ul><ul><li>Task 2: Being perceived as a professional </li></ul><ul><li>Task 3: Negotiating professional relationships </li></ul>Photo: Gary Mcinnes
    13. 14. Developed by Cherice Montgomery & Cindy Kendall
    14. 15. Developed by Cherice Montgomery
    15. 16. Created by: Elise Williams
    16. 17. Created by: Janae Purcella
    17. 19. Cocktail Party
    18. 20. Cherice Montgomery & Cindy Kendall Elevator Advocacy
    19. 25. Professional Issues <ul><li>Mentoring Role Plays </li></ul>
    20. 26. Articulation <ul><li>Your role : Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague from another school </li></ul><ul><li>The problem : Lack of articulation between high school and college language programs </li></ul>
    21. 27. Contextualization <ul><li>Your role is: Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague who wants to make language learning more meaningful for students </li></ul><ul><li>The problem : How to contextualize grammar & vocabulary </li></ul>
    22. 28. Classroom Management <ul><li>Your role : Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague </li></ul><ul><li>The problem : Difficult students who are off task a lot and complain they don’t understand </li></ul>
    23. 29. Professional Communication <ul><li>Your role : Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague who has asked your advice about working with their assigned mentor </li></ul><ul><li>The problem is conflicts in teaching philosophies </li></ul>
    24. 30. Supplemental Materials <ul><li>Your role : Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague </li></ul><ul><li>The problem : Lack of communicative activities in a Level I textbook </li></ul>
    25. 31. Shared Space <ul><li>Your role : Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague who has to share a classroom with another teacher </li></ul><ul><li>The problem : Communication about how to arrange and decorate the classroom </li></ul>
    26. 32. Strong Personalities <ul><li>Your role : Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague who is being pushed to teach a certain way by peers </li></ul><ul><li>The problem : “Pushy” colleagues </li></ul>
    27. 33. Target Language Use <ul><li>Your role : Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Your task : Mentor a colleague who is worried about giving explanations and instructions in the target language </li></ul><ul><li>The problem : Mentor only uses English and thinks students will misbehave if you use the target language </li></ul>
    28. 34. Classroom Management Scenarios Photo: Michal Zacharzewski
    29. 35. Developed by Cherice Montgomery Developed by Cherice Montgomery
    30. 36. Graphic Design Graphic Design Photo: Ivan Prole
    31. 37. La historia de unos artistas famosos Por Cherice Montgomery
    32. 38. Lesson Planning Photo: Jan Willem Geertsma
    33. 39. <ul><li>What products, practices, and perspectives might alert us that we are in the presence of an emerging leader? </li></ul>Change Agent Collaborator Continuous Learner Flexible Thinker (resourceful, takes initiative) Problem Solver Reflective Practitioner Visionary Classroom Manager (routines & procedures), Curriculum Developer (backward design), Decision-maker (materials, etc.) Coach – Don’t necessarily play (i.e. teach) better than the “professional” basketball players, but good at crafting collaborative learning environments & motivating others Mentor
    34. 40. <ul><li>What factors make it difficult for teachers to see themselves as </li></ul><ul><li>leaders? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural: Younger teachers deferring to older ones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotional: Insufficient affirmation, feedback, & recognition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social: Lack of political savvy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practical: New paradigms of teaching/learning  teacher must function as a leader in the classroom (leading students to learn) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Risk: Decision-making, hard work, heavy responsibility, what if I make the wrong decision? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychological : Self-perception </li></ul></ul>
    35. 41. Capacity Vision Challenge Support Photo: Alessandro Paiva Feedback Access Information Personal Learning Network Resources Validation of Practice Mentors
    36. 42. What questions were not discussed that we should have considered? Photo: Paulo Correa
    37. 43. <ul><li>This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. </li></ul><ul><li>To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. </li></ul>
    38. 44. References <ul><li>Byrne, Tory. (2006, January 30). Plastic model head 2. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 15, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/457972 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Colcer, Dan. (2006, May 12). Gypsy musician. Stock Xchng. Retrieved October 13, 2009, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/526323. Used under a Standard Stock Xchng license and photographer notified. </li></ul><ul><li>Correa, Paulo. (2008, June 23). Man thinking. Stock Xchng. Retrieved October 16, 2009, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1028208. Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Egg, Tuco. (2004, November 3). Computer learn 2. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 23, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/211574 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Elkin, Ruth. (2005, June 19). Attentive class. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 23, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/317799 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Geertsma, Jan Willem. (2009, May 8). Woman writing in the agenda. Stock Xchng. Retrieved May 16, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1182879 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Hsu, Hiboo. (2004, June 18). Chinese paper-cut. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 23, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/150187 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Lai, Albert. (2004, Sept. 9). Touching musical. Stock Xchng. Retrieved October 13, 2009, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/188177. Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Mcinnes, Gary. (2010, May 10). Ticked checkbox. Stock Xchng. Retrieved May 16, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1280927 . Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Montgomery, Cherice & Rodriguez, Julio. (2005, November 4). Supporting student learning. Alumni Connection: Supporting Our Students. Retrieved December 1, 2007, from http://nflrc.iastate.edu/news/200411/homepage.html </li></ul><ul><li>Nair, Sandeep. (2004, July 23). End of a session! Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 23, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/164620 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul>
    39. 45. References <ul><li>Németh, László Harri. (2006, March 12). Spanish handbook. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 23, 2010, from, http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=485928 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. Photographer notified and credited. </li></ul><ul><li>Nyberg, John. (2010, March 23). Giving a hand. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1269793 </li></ul><ul><li>Nyberg, John. (2010, March 23). Handyman. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 16, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1269809 </li></ul><ul><li>Paiva, Alessandro. (2007, December 26). Battery. Stock Xchng. Retrieved October 14, 2009, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/926569 . Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Prole, Ivan. (2008, December 2). Wooden pencils in line. Stock Xchng. Retrieved November 3, 2010, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1116539 Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Purcella, Janae. (2010, March 4). Flexibility. FLTEACH Project. Used with permission. </li></ul><ul><li>Simão, Pedro. (2006, Nov. 13). Violin. Stock Xchng. Retrieved October 13, 2009, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/658690. Used under a Standard Stock Xchng License. </li></ul><ul><li>Williams, Elise. (2010, March 4). Master of fate. FLTEACH Project. Used with permission. </li></ul><ul><li>Zacharzewski, Michal. (2009, July 24). Crowd silhouette. Stock Xchng. Retrieved October 17, 2009, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1213465 </li></ul>

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